Initiative 1: Cultural Change



Wildland Firefighting: Everyone Goes Home

Wildland Firefighting: Everyone Goes Home, a video produced by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, is a story that honors friends and can save the lives of others.

Charleston 9: The Ultimate Sacrifice

For South Carolina’s Charleston Fire Department change has come rapidly and in the most difficult of ways. After the deaths of nine firefighters at the Sofa Super Store fire on June 18, 2007, the department has remade itself in ways both dramatic and inspiring.

Landmark High-Rise Fire Study Evaluates Effectiveness of Crew Sizes, Elevator Use

When responding to fires in high-rise buildings, firefighting crews of five or six members-instead of three or four-are significantly faster in putting out fires and completing search-and-rescue operations, concludes a major new study* carried out by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in cooperation with five other organizations.

New Partnership Aims to Ensure Everyone Goes Home®

Firefighters across Iowa now have more access to Everyone Goes Home® programs and training thanks to a new partnership between the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) and the Iowa Fire Service Training Bureau (FSTB).